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The Sentinel – Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

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Building: Sentinel Building – Glasgow, United Kingdom
Location: 103 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Completed: 2005
Architect: Gordon Murray and Alan Dunlop Architects
Structural Engineer: Halcrow Yolles
Main Contractor: CBA

AE Interest: LED lighting integrated into glazing, allowing façade to cycle through colors at night. Floor-to-ceiling glass box.

Article: 1
2012fallmwf

Written by Xiuzhu Shao

September 28, 2012 at 11:54 am

Posted in Built

CityCenter–Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

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Building: 21st CityCenter Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas Strip, Paradise, Nevada
Completed: 2009
Main Architect: Ehrenkrantz, Eckstut & Kuhn Architects
Structural Engineer: Halcrow Yolles
Lead Contractor: Perini Building Company

AE Interest: Extensive project consisting of approximately 2,400 condominium and condo-hotel units and 4,800 hotel rooms. Green building—uses reclaimed water and an on-site power plant.

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2012fallmwf

Written by Xiuzhu Shao

September 26, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Posted in Built

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art – Kanazawa, Japan

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Building: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Location: Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Completed: 2004
Architect: Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa–SANAA
Structural Engineer: SSC/ Sasaki Structural Consultants
General Contractor: Joint venture between Takanaka, Hazama, Toyokura, Oka, Honjin, and Nihonkai

AE Interest: Circular design accessible from multiple entrances; transparent, curved curtain walls

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Written by Xiuzhu Shao

September 26, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Posted in Built